SwimSwam Podcast

Abbie Wood on Making the Transition from Junior-teamer to Senior Star

We talked through the transition from being a fast swimmer as an 18-under to trying to compete on a national and international stage at the senior level

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BetMGM COO Ryan Spoon on How to Draw a Bigger Audience into Swimming

Ryan is the current COO of BetMGM as well as the former Senior VP of Digital and Social for ESPN. If that didn’t sell you, he’s also a Duke Swimming alumnus

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CSCAA Virtual Convention Open To College, Club, YMCA and Int’l Coaches May 3-6

CSCAA’s Virtual Convention is open to college, club, YMCA and international coaches. Sign up today! The virtual convention is May 3-6.

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Camden Murphy Almost Quit Swimming Before his Senior Year at Georgia

Ultimately, Murphy did come back to complete his 4th year on the team and ultimately go personal bests in both the 100 and 200 fly.

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Olympian Andi Murez on Balancing Pro Swimming and Medical School

Murez takes us through her swim journey, most recently recapping the 6-week ISL Budapest bubble as a member of the LA Current

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Breaststroke Coaching Legend Jozsef Nagy Says 200 Breast WR Should be 2:02

Nagy brings up that the 100 breast world record has taken leaps and bounds in the last 20 years, while he thinks the 200 hasn’t quite matched up

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Olympic Champion And YouTube Star Cody Miller on Signing with Speedo

In this SwimSwam podcast Cody unpacks the industry details behind his new Speedo partnership, and he PLAYS THE PREDICTION GAME!

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Arsenio Bustos on Going from 50.5 to 49.2 100 LCM Free Next to Caeleb Dressel

Arsenio swam a troth of PBs this week, including 1:43.94 200 IM, 53.57/1:02.95 100 Breast, 19.96/23.02 50 free, 46.51 100 fly, and 43.27/49.25 100 free

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CSCAA Virtual Convention Open To The World May 3-6

I sat down with the CSCAA Director of Operations to learn more about their Virtual Convention May 3-6. Among the 50+ speakers are Bruce Gemmell.

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Paige Madden Reflects on Individual, Relay, and Team Titles in Last NCAA Meet

the 1,650 was Madden’s third win of the meet, making her the only swimmer to claim three victories in addition to a relay title (800 free) and team title

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Brooke Forde Walks Us Through Her Revamped 400 IM Training at Stanford

Forde pulled ahead of the field into the 100 free, easily winning her first 400 IM NCAA title with a Greensboro pool record of 4:01.57.

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Katharine Berkoff, Sophie Hansson Explain What Sets NC State Training Apart

Hansson and Berkoff of NC State each won 2 NCAA titles last night, one in their individual events and 1 as a member of the winning 200 medley relay

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Sarah Sjostrom Doing 3 Leg Workouts Per Day, Kick is Stronger Than Ever

This could be a revamped Sjostrom once she is allowed to swim 100%, a scary thought considering she already holds 6 individual world records. 

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Event-by-Event Breakdowns & Predictions for the 2021 Women’s NCAA Championships

The biggest storyline here is Kate Douglass and Maggie MacNeil getting in the ring and going 3 rounds in the form of 50 free, 100 fly, and 100 free

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Ian Finnerty Explains Reasons Behind Pre-Olympic Retirement

Finnerty explains that staying in swimming an extra year for the 2020-21 season was a challenge in itself, as he had been ready to move on

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